The Alternative Oscars: Winners!


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Adam Brannon announces the winners

Just over a month ago, we asked readers of Movie Metropolis to take part in the first ever Alternative Oscars. Featuring films not recognised by the Academy Awards from the last twelve months, including Jurassic World and Star Wars: the Force Awakens, this was purely for the blockbuster fan in you.

Over 300 votes were cast, so, without further ado, let’s take a look at this year’s winners!

Movie Metropolis Best Score Award

Nominations: Jurassic World, Star Wars: the Force Awakens, Mad Max: Fury Road, Spectre, Kingsman: the Secret Service, Avengers: Age of Ultron

Winner: Jurassic World

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Photo by Universal Pictures.

Runners up: Star Wars: the Force Awakens (2nd) and Kingsman: the Secret Service (3rd)

Movie Metropolis Best Visual Effects Award

Nominations: Jurassic World, Star Wars: the Force Awakens, Mad Max: Fury Road, Ant-Man, The Martian, Avengers: Age of Ultron

Winner: Star Wars: the Force Awakens

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Photo by Disney and LucasFilm.

Runners up: Jurassic World (2nd) and The Martian (3rd)

Movie Metropolis Best Animated Feature Award

Nominations: Inside Out, Minions, Home, The Good Dinosaur, The Peanuts Movie, Shaun the Sheep

Winner: Inside Out

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Photo by Pixar.

Runners up: Shaun the Sheep and Home (Joint 2nd)

Movie Metropolis Best Supporting Actor Award

Nominations: Harrison Ford, Colin Firth, Donald Sutherland, Vincent D’Onofrio, Nicholas Hoult, Chris Hemsworth 

Winner: Colin Firth – Kingsman: the Secret Service

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Photo by Dave J Hogan.

Runners up: Donald Sutherland (2nd) and Harrison Ford (3rd)

Movie Metropolis Best Supporting Actress Award

Nominations: Julianne Moore, Willow Shields, Carrie Fisher, Evangeline Lilly, Sienna Miller, Emily Browning

Winner: Julianne Moore – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

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Photo by Lionsgate.

Runners up: Sienna Miller (2nd) and Evangeline Lilly (3rd)

Movie Metropolis Best Director Award

Nominations: J.J Abrams, Colin Trevorrow, Joss Whedon, Ridley Scott, Sam Mendes, George Miller

Winner: J.J Abrams – Star Wars: the Force Awakens

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Photo by LucasFilm.

Runners up: Ridley Scott (2nd) and George Miller (3rd)

Movie Metropolis Best Actress Award

Nominations: Jennifer Lawrence, Bryce Dallas Howard, Scarlett Johansson, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, Daisy Ridley

Winner: Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

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Photo by Lionsgate.

Runners up: Daisy Ridley (2nd) and Charlize Theron (3rd)

Movie Metropolis Best Actor Award

Nominations: Matt Damon, Chris Pratt, John Boyega, Tom Hardy, Paul Rudd, Josh Hutcherson

Winner: Matt Damon – The Martian

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Photo by 20th Century Fox.

Runners up: Tom Hardy (2nd) and Paul Rudd (3rd)

Movie Metropolis Best Picture Award

Nominations: Jurassic World, Star Wars: the Force Awakens, Mad Max: Fury Road, Kingsman: the Secret Service, The Martian, Avengers: Age of Ultron

Winner: Star Wars: the Force Awakens

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Photo by Disney and LucasFilm.

Runners up: The Martian (2nd) and Jurassic World (3rd)

That’s a wrap as they say. A massively successful outing for Star Wars: the Force Awakens, but after so many years, it was bound to come away with a huge amount of awards. Have any of these results surprised you? Perhaps you wanted some other films to win? Please, as always, leave your comments in the box below.

One thought on “The Alternative Oscars: Winners!

  1. Enjoyed seeing a chart of public opinion. The Martian deserved acknowledgment in this years film awards – at least it got a Movie Metropolis vote!

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